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Rome, Italy

Italian Theater and Performance

Global Temple Conference

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Reading and discussion of the works of major Italian playwrights from Machiavelli to Goldoni, Pirandello and Eduardo De Filippo. All efforts are made to coordinate this course with the plays being performed in the theaters in Rome in any given spring session. Class discussions are conducted in Italian, and students are required to write a brief paper in Italian on each work studied.

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This course is offered in select semesters.


Italian composition and conversation, Italian readings or Italian for business course (at Temple Italian 2096, 2041, or 2501) with a minimum grade of C-, or equivalent.

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